Suede Slippers

Slippers in five sizes, for adults and kids. Worked at a firm gauge, the slippers take shape with short-rows at toe and heel. A provisional cast-on is worked on the sole side of the toe, then the toe is shaped, then the sole is worked flat to the heel.

Designer Lisa S. Rowe
Finished Size 5½ (6½, 7½, 8½, 9½)" foot circumference and 5½ (7, 8, 9, 10)" long from toe to heel, to fit child’s small (child’s medium, woman’s medium, woman’s large, woman’s extra-large). Slippers shown in sizes 5½" and 8½" (circumference).
Yarn Berroco Suede (100% nylon; 120 yd [111 m]/50 g): 1 (1, 1, 1, 2) ball(s). Child’s: #3775 sangria (purple). Woman’s: #3735 clint (dark taupe).
Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook;
• 1 yd smooth waste yarn;
• tapestry needle;
• rubber band or small point protectors (optional).
Gauge 22 sts and 35 rows = 4" in St st.

Pattern correction:

p. 89 under Foot

after Row 10, the first row after "All sizes" should read:

Next row: (RS) Yo as usual, k19(21, 23, 27, 29), turn.



p. 89 under Sole, the first row (inc row) should read:

Next row: (RS) K1, lifted inc right slant (see Glossary), knit to last st, lifted inc left slant, k1—20 (22, 24, 28, 30) sts.


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